Essays Tagged: "Sports"

Steriods and their Affects on the Human Body

SteroidsDrugs have been used in sports almost as long as sports themselves have been around. The ancient Incas discovered that the a ... it useful in ancient sport competitions. It wasn't until 1886 that the first drug-related death in sports occurred. A bicyclist took a mixture of cocaine and heroine, called the 'speedball,' and died ... a mustache. These are all the usual symptoms of anabolic steroids.Steroids were not always used for sports, they started out the same way most drugs did, medicinal purposes. Victims of starvation and ...

(5 pages) 360 1 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Advantages of Commericals

d only as only musicals on it,. But eventually proceeded up to today's oriented world, with movies, sports, and violence. Today more than 98% of all households have a TV. Over 75,000,000 of TV sets ar ...

(3 pages) 160 3 4.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Steroid use of steroids by atheletes

desirable and some of which are not. The main reason why many athletes want to use steroids in the sports that they compete in is so that they gain an unfair advantage by the accelerated growth of mu ... e by the accelerated growth of muscle tissue. Many people use steroids in all areas and calibers of sports even though they are usually banned. Using steroids may give an athlete a physical advantage ...

(4 pages) 326 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What do print journalist and electronic journalists share in common? What distinctive differences are their between print and electronic journalist.

d wter and packets of candles. The media are preparing us for another onslaught of hype.Media hype, sports hype, movie hype, global warming hype,nuclear bomb hype, it's coming at us from all direction ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Effortless Bonding"

d friends, I had never felt a sense of camaraderie with either of them because they participated in sports, while I was involved in academics and other school activities. Not having had any paritcular ... I was involved in academics and other school activities. Not having had any paritcular interest in sports before the summer camp session, it was surprising that I became completely enthralled with th ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Psychologial Motivation

o motive to excel beyond previous established norms. For example, athletes would have to compete in sports such as running, swimming, climbing and hiking where there is no camaraderie or motivation to ... other person who is aware of the criterion for comparison and can evaluate the comparison process.' Sports display competition at its best because of the bonds made out on the playing field between tw ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Canadian Identity. A personal comparison of Canada and the U.S

U.s. is a much bigger country so they have more power.2: The thing that create our identity our the sports we invented,the way we talk (eh), the courtesy that we have towards othercountries,the food w ... to other countries and are less hated. One main thingknown about Canada is that we are a center for sports, we also haveless racism than the U.s., because if a black child walked into a schoolin the U ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Students Should Not Be Forced to Do Community Service" This essay explains the negative effects of forcing students to fulfill a community service requirement in high school.

of time of community service. It may be mandatory to go somewhere or to do something such as, work, sports, and family occasions. They wouldn't be able to attend the voluntary work. Community service ... Well, if they have to come home from school and do about an hour of community service, two hours of sports, and then spend the rest of the night on homework, they won't be able to get the needed rest. ...

(2 pages) 270 2 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


none noneBodybuildingBodybuilding has recently become one of the world's fastest growing sports. There are many different types of bodybuilders. For example, there are professionals who wor ... e to decide to take up bodybuilding, it will always remain one of the most satisfying and rewarding sports an individual can take part in.

(6 pages) 78 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Advantages of Television

dren to the aged. One can watch colorful animated cartoons for children as well as health shows and sports for adults. One can even watch movies at home and thus the time and strain one has to take to ...

(2 pages) 11933 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cell Phones in Schools: a Necessary Convenience, or Irritating Intrusion? This is a persuasive essay on why cell phones should not be allowed in schools.

ght be: if a student forgot that they have an after school affair to attend for that day, such as a sports practice or tutoring, they could easily notify their parents of the newly needed pick-up time ...

(1 pages) 332 10 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Importance of Children in Sports.

The Importance of Children in SportsPhysical fitness is one of the most important aspects of sustaining a healthy and happy lifest ... their children, such as a traumatizing experience (ie. injury). It is essential that parents expose sports to their children in a positive and enjoyable manner.Parents are the most important people in ... sical activity but the best way is to allow the child to develop basic motor skills before imposing sports upon them. It would be wrong of parents to force their child into a sport when certain motor ...

(5 pages) 101 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The life of Ernest Hemingway.

Library 1).Hemingway's life and fiction stories were mutually comprised of the same elements- war, sports, drinking, brawling, traveling, and loving. However, these constituents did not keep him from ...

(6 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Inferences Between Men and Women,

d inferences, there are many more assumptions about women not being able to be as capable as a man. Sports, is another area where men feel that they dominate. Although there are such things as the Wom ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Why golf isn't a sport.

makes it not a sport (Thomas 1).Golf is a game that requires little to no strategy at all. In other sports, such as basketball, baseball, hockey, or football, strategy is one of the most important par ... t strategy involved is picking which club the golfer wants to use. Golf, like most other games (not sports), has one objective you have to meet, and one obvious way of getting to it. Golf is very simi ...

(4 pages) 121 7 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Mass Media.

advertise and inform people what is going on in the world around them - the news, commercials, and sports. Aside from that, television is also used for entertainment purposes - watching movies, enter ...

(8 pages) 132 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Sexploitation in Sport.

"The pressure on sportswomen to increase levels of sponsorship and media coverage has seen many resort to taking thei ... ment. There are already numerous cases where taking clothes off to receive attention for particular sports have taken place. Unfortunately, Australian sporting women have participated in such activiti ... is by regulation or by single choice.Over the years, due to globalisation and technology, many more sports are now being televised. To air the Grand Final of Women's Hockey or the National Netball Cha ...

(6 pages) 101 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Deviance in sports.

Deviance In SportsDeviance In Sports As we the people of the world enter a new millennium many sociological prob ... erstood through the world's outlook. One such problem that this paper will focus on is "Deviance In Sports". This paper will discuss and elaborate on certain points and topics such as: 1. What is devi ... engage in deviant acts more so than women? First, to understand and discuss the idea of deviance in sports one must ask the question what is deviance? The Random House College Dictionary defines the w ...

(5 pages) 117 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Benefits of good team dynamics.

The Benefits of good team dynamics can be seen in sports as well as the work place. When the team works as one, amazing things can happen.Goal setting ...

(2 pages) 347 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sports Literature and Literacy.

when most fully engaged, therefore this researcher found that when student who was passionate about sports was presented with reading material that was sports related, he did not view it as an assignm ... hemselves, senior-high selections paint student choices as insufficient. Given the chance to choose sports literature, not merely sports stories, but novels with a sports theme, the student in eager a ...

(10 pages) 40 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies